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Passing of Accounts: A Math Problem Explained

Math often comes into play in an estates litigation practice, particularly in the context of a contested passing of accounts.

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Are You Protected?

Taking on the role of executor or trustee is a serious endeavor – you are a fiduciary and you owe a duty to the beneficiaries.

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Nidus announces Free Monthly Webinars.

Are you Prepared?
For end-of-life? For incapacity? For your future?

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Better process for disability tax credits.

The government wants to hear from Canadians, especially those with disabilities and their caregivers.

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It’s tax time. Are you claiming everything?

Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.

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Toronto nursing home borrowed cash from residents’ private trust accounts

The LTC home was breaking several regulations that safeguard trust accounts.

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Record retention – what form and how long?

All taxpayers, including those who maintain their records in electronic format, have an obligation to ensure that they take appropriate and sufficient steps to protect and maintain their records.

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Supreme Court allows doctor-assisted suicide in specific cases.

The Supreme Court’s ruling revisited the controversial and emotional issue of assisted suicide.

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Insolvent Estates – Administration Options

Lesson Learned: During an estate administration keep an eye on the liabilities vs. the assets and keep in mind the various options for administration.

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Senior pushed out of retirement home the week before Christmas

Marie Sparrow, 94, is moving out of her Mississauga retirement home just before Christmas. It’s not what she wanted.

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